Pre-Columbian Transoceanic Contacts: STEPHEN C. JETT THE PRESENT STATE OF THE EVIDENCE During the ten years since NEARA’s 1992 Across Before Columbus (ABC) conference, the evidence concerning pre- Columbian transoceanic contacts has advanced mightily, including through the appearance of the second edition of John Sorenson and Martin Raish’s (1996) massive bibliog- raphy on transoceanic contacts. I propose Read More

Confessions of a Cultural Diffusionist CLAG RETROSPECTIVES Confessions of a Cultural Diffusionist Stephen C. Jett Division of Textiles and Clothing University of California Davis, CA 95616 Of course, America had often been discovered before Columbus, but it had always been hushed up. Oscar Wilde As an undergraduate majoring in geology at Princeton University in the late 1950s, I heard Read More